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Carey, Ira

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. A, 4th VT INF, dis/dsb 3/17/63

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VITALS

Birth: 1843, Shaftsbury, VT
Death: 05/25/1894

Burial: Shaftsbury Village Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: 4
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 57926618

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/27/1885; widow Anastasia, 6/3/1895, VT; contesting widow Annie, 10/11/1894, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Shaftsbury Village Cemetery, Shaftsbury, VT

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Obituary

Ira Carey, a veteran at the soldiers’ home, died in the hospital Friday of consumption. He was 52 years of age and was admitted to the hospital in 1888. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon. The burial was in Shaftsbury.

Source: Rutland Daily Herald, May 31, 1894
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.